Community Voices

Radio stories by Community Voices Volunteer Producers


1:31 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

Sam Salazer on Wheels' New Album


Community Voices producer Alan Staiger speaks with Sam Salazar from Yellow Springs band Wheels following their CD release show at Canal Street Tavern for Big Feeling.  The new album adds keyboards and a bit of percussion to the band's string-based lineup and was funded entirely by a Kickstarter campaign. 

Wheels will perform as part of the Downtown Dayton Revival Music Festival, September 8th and 9th in downtown Dayton.

Community Voices
3:38 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

PTSD In Partners Of Sex Addicts

Combat veterans aren’t the only people to suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD. Research by Dr. Barbara Steffens, of West Chester Ohio, shows a high instance of PTSD in the partners of sex addicts. Community Voices Producer Judy Whelley has more.

PTSD begins with a traumatizing event, often exacerbated by additional trauma. The condition is complicated by the re-experiencing of the trauma when triggered by stimuli associated with the trauma.

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Community Voices
11:56 am
Wed August 22, 2012

Winnie Fiedler's Fountain of Youth

Fiedler constructed this quilt from her husband's neckties.

Some of the world's most beloved artists are noted for having had a creative rebirth later in life. The phenomena has been written about and studied by art historians, who characterize it by artists taking more risks with their work, and quickly getting to the heart of what's being expressed.

Community Voices Producer Alexis Larsen introduces us to one local woman who tapped into her creative energy later in life and found that it has become a fountain of youth, and yielded an extraordinary body of work and a new lease on life.

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Around the Miami Valley
12:40 pm
Tue August 14, 2012

Vitruvian Brew Co Opening In Yellow Springs

The VBC logo, based on da Vinci's Vitruvian Man.

Several new beer-makers are setting up shop in the Miami Valley thanks to a state law that makes it easier to start micro-breweries and distilleries. For Shane and Jacqui Creepingbear in Yellow Springs, a love for beer and a passion for science and art come together to bring you the Vitruvian Brew Company.

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Arts & Culture
12:41 pm
Tue August 7, 2012

Everything But The House

Most of us find it difficult to grieve the passing of a loved one.  When our parents die it can be especially difficult, leaving us with regrets, guilt and other unresolved feelings.  We expect it.  But what about their stuff? The tangible objects our parents have accumulated over a lifetime?  What happens to all of it?  Community Voices Producer Mark Babb visited with Everything But the House, an online estate auction company in Cincinnati, as they sorted through the possessions of a recently deceased couple, to try to find out what we leave behind and what it says about us.

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